Phillies v. Diamondbacks
Place: 5th in NL East
Last 10: 3-7
- Scoring first has been big for the Phillies as they are 29-17 when getting on the board first but just 15-39 when allowing the opponent to score first.
- Philadelphia is 2-47 when trailing after eight innings this season.
- However, they've done a good job of holding on to late leads going 34-4 when leading after eight innings.
- Starters going deep into games has not exactly been a guaranteed victory for the Phillies as they are just 25-24 when the starter goes longer than six innings.
- Out-hitting an opponent seems to be key as Philadelphia is 31-14 when out-hitting opponents but 8-38 when getting outhit.
- The Phillies have the best second-half record in the National League over the last 10 years going 424-309.
- Philadelphia has the best second-half record in Major League Baseball since 2008 going 251-185.
Place: 4th in NL West
Last 10: 6-4
- The last time the Diamondbacks were in Philadelphia they played the longest game in franchise history last seven hours and six minutes as they went on to win in 18 innings on August 24th, 2013. It was the second-longest game in MLB history.
- The Diamondbacks walked 18 times that night, the most since the Phillies walked 18 times in 2004.
- Arizona has won four of their last six games and are 5-3 over their last eight.
- The Diamondbacks are 3-13 in their last 16 visits to Citizens Bank Park and are just 10-21 all-time at the ballpark.
- Arizona is 54-59 all-time against the Phillies, including a 1-2 record this season.
- When leading after eight innings, the Diamondbacks are almost unbeatable going 35-2.
- On the other hand, Arizona is just 3-51 when trailing after eight innings.
6-6, 4.16 ERA, 1.23 WHIP
Miley, 27, allowed three runs on seven hits with a walk and seven strikeouts in seven innings in Saturday's win over the Cubs. In two career starts against the Phillies, Miley is 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA and a 0.83 WHIP. In one career start at Citizens Bank Park, he allowed three runs on five hits over six innings getting the no-decision.
4-10, 4.87 ERA, 1.35 WHIP
Kendrick, 29, allowed six runs on five hits with two walks and a strikeout in five innings of work in Sunday's loss to the Braves. In eight career games (seven starts) against the Diamondbacks, Kendrick is 0-2 with a 5.45 ERA and a 1.56 WHIP. In 107 games (90 starts) at Citizens Bank Park, he is 35-35 with a 4.35 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP.